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Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?
Posted by Erin Anderson on May 4, 2017 Leave a comment

Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?

After more than 20 years of undisputed influence in Lima’s port region of Callao, the local ruling political party Chim Pum Callao may be on its way out. Callao governor Felix Moreno was sentenced  Full Article »

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 4, 2017 2 comments

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption

The regional governor of Callao is the latest high-profile figure implicated in the Odebrecht corruption scandal for allegedly accepting $4 million in bribes. Police raided three buildings linked to governor  Full Article »

Lima’s high-crime port district under six months of martial law
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Lima’s high-crime port district under six months of martial law

Peru’s national government agreed to extend a state of emergency to fight crime in Lima’s Callao district for 45 more days on Thursday. The third extension of the legal measure  Full Article »

Peru implements martial law to fight crime in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 5, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru implements martial law to fight crime in Lima port district

President Ollanta Humala has declared a state of emergency in Lima’s port district of Callao to tackle growing organized crime gangs. The state of emergency published in Peru’s state newspaper  Full Article »

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 3, 2015 1 comment

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district

The murder in broad daylight of a public security guard brings scrutiny on the political machine which controls Lima’s port district of Callao. While the port region of Callao makes  Full Article »

Prosecutors seek 11 years in prison for governor of Callao
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Prosecutors seek 11 years in prison for governor of Callao

Anti-corruption prosecutors have launched official investigations into Callao governor Felix Moreno for money laundering, collusion and conflict of interest. Prosecutors allege that Moreno worked with friends in bid-rigging schemes and  Full Article »

Government battles extortion epidemic with cell phone restrictions
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Government battles extortion epidemic with cell phone restrictions

Peru’s interior minister has announced tough new regulations for cellular phone accounts as a measure to combat the country’s growing extortion gangs. According to interior minister Jose Luis Perez, an anonymous  Full Article »